China's high level of air pollution consisting of particulates produced by burning coal significantly shortens the lives of people exposed to it, according to a new study.
While Greek yogurt may be healthier for people than regular yogurt, it’s certainly not better for the Earth, according to a report by Modern Farmer.
A study released by Minnesota officials reveal that of 50 randomly-selected lakes, only three of them were free of the 175 chemicals scientists ran tests for.
Cirrus clouds, the thin wisps of vapor known to cover nearly one-third of the globe, are largely formed around mineral dust and metallic aerosols, according to a study that took place over nine years and included an interdisciplinary team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), among other places.
A new report released by the American Lung Association on Wednesday said that most Americans are now breathing cleaner air; however, 42 percent are still living in cities that are more polluted than they were a decade ago.
Life only gets harder and harder for the Chesapeake Bay's oysters - only this time it isn't human harvesting, it's carbon pollution and super crabs. In a story that sounds a lot like that of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', scientists have found that the blue crabs in this bay region are increasing in size by as much as four times through carbon pollution pouring in from power plants, factories and vehicles in the area.
After years of hiding it under the bed, China is approaching the issue of cancer villages.
NASA scientist is helping to fill a big gap in scientists' understanding of how much urban pollution ultimately winds up in Earth's upper atmosphere.